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National Summary


Frost and any fog will gradually clear this morning. The day will again be mostly dry but some patchy rain or drizzle will occur at times, more likely across Connacht and west Munster. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with light breezes.


Clear in many places tonight with lowest temperatures of +1 to -3 degrees. Fog patches will again occur in the almost calm conditions.


Mainly dry again on Monday and gradually becoming milder through the day as southerly winds freshen. Highs of 6 to 9 degrees.


Tuesday: A milde breezy day with highest temperatures of 10 or 11 degrees in fresh southerly winds. The day will be mainly dry but some light patchy rain or drizzle may occur at times. Low cloud and mist will continue to affect southern and western Atlantic coastal areas. Little change Tuesday night with no frost.Wednesday: Southerly winds will freshen through the day and it will be quite windy at times but temperatures will stay around 10 or 11 degrees. Many places will again be dry but western Atlantic coastal counties will be affected by outbreaks of rain and drizzle.Thursday: Little change; relatively mild and breezy, generally dry but with some rain in the west.Friday: Dry most of the time with highs of 9 to 11 degrees.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1021, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

East-Southeast, 2 Knots, Cloudy, 10 Miles, 1022, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

South-Southeast, 8 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1021, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

North, 3 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1021, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

Southeast, 6 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1020, Steady

Valentia Automatic

East-Southeast, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1020, Steady

Mace Head Automatic

East, 8 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1020, Steady

Belmullet Automatic

East, 4 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1020, Steady

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South-Southeast, 8 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, 1022, Falling slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

South-Southeast, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 2.6 m, 1020, Steady

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Report not available

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0600 Monday 23 January 2017 Issued at 0600 Sunday 22 January 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1032hPa over central Europe maintains a ridge of high pressure across Ireland in a light airflow. A weak frontal trough is approaching the west coast.

Forecast for all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea

Wind: Southeast or variable force 2 to 4

Weather: Patchy rain or drizzle, otherwise fair

Visibility: Mainly good, but locally moderate to poor.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0600 Tuesday 24 January 2017: Southerly winds to slowly freshen during Monday, becoming strong off the west coast during the evening.